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Court rescinds sealing order on Pasadena shooting report excerpts
Court rescinds sealing order on Pasadena shooting report excerpts

Following objections from newspaper attorneys, an appellate court on Friday reversed its previous order to seal a court filing that included excerpts of a critical report on an officer-involved-shooting in Pasadena. The unsealed court papers contain excerpts of an independent consultant’s report on the 2012 shooting of an unarmed black teenager by two police officers.  Pasadena’s police union has been fighting to keep the report secret since last summer, arguing that it includes privileged and sensitive information about the officers and their actions. Attorneys for the union, which sued the city of Pasadena to stop the...

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